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September 25, 2008

“Models and Mayhem: The Current Financial Crisis” a discussion with Professors Hu, McGarity, Rodriguez, and Westbrook, Monday, September 29, 2008

The University of Texas School of Law will host a discussion about the current financial crisis and what the various proposed solutions could mean for the future of our economy and our country. The event will be held on Monday, September 29, at 5:20 p.m. in the Eidman Courtroom.

“Models and Mayhem: The Current Financial Crisis” will feature Professor Henry Hu, who will lay out the landscape of the crisis, analyze the derivatives and other themes involved, and suggest measures to begin the process of recovery. Commentary on Professor Hu’s presentation will be provided by Professor Tom McGarity, who will speak about administrative agency issues; Professor Dan Rodriguez, who will discuss separation of powers implications; and Professor Jay Westbrook, who will analyze bankruptcy aspects of the crisis. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.

The event will be recorded, and will be made available on the Law School’s website within a few days of the event.

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Professor Henry Hu

Professor Tom McGarity

Professor Dan Rodriguez

Professor Jay Westbrook

Contact: Kirston Fortune, UT Law Communications Office, (512) 471-7330, or kfortune@law.utexas.edu